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Christal James

Christal James

Interim Communications Manager

Meet Christal! She is ActionAid USA’s Digital Communication Officer, specializing in managing all of our digital platforms and engagement with our grassroots supporters. She joins ActionAid again after more than 10 years since working as a Communications Specialist for ActionAid in Liberia. As a strategic communicator, she is most passionate about positively impacting the lives of marginalized communities.

She has extensive experience working in the non-governmental space, notably the Macmillan Cancer Support, National Deaf Children’s Society, and Missing People in the United Kingdom.

When she’s not queuing up Instagram posts, she is taking photos. She enjoys nature’s beauty and the occasional portrait and event!

Why are you working with ActionAid?  

Three words: equity, equality, and justice. My connection to ActionAid goes way back (nearly a decade!) and that connection is what drove me to join the amazing ActionAid USA team.  

I’m an expert! Talk to me about:  

Women’s Rights; Gender Equality; Storytelling; Social justice.  


POSTS BY Christal James

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It’s time to expose the false illusion of net zero

November 8, 2022 By

If you have been following the activities at COP27, then you know that Tuesday was a big day for Net Zero (or maybe I should say exposure of what it really is). The UN High-Level Expert Group on Net Zero, led by Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, released its report in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. My colleagues have…